Iris Chi

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of the Minimum Data Set--Home Care: a cluster randomized controlled trial among the Chinese older adults
    I Chi
    Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Aging Ment Health 10:33-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of depression and its correlates in Hong Kong's Chinese older adults
    Iris Chi
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, The Univ of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:409-16. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term care policy for elders in Hong Kong
    I Chi
    Centre on Aging, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Aging Soc Policy 13:137-53. 2001
  4. pmc Effectiveness of a mobile smoking cessation service in reaching elderly smokers and predictors of quitting
    Abu Saleh M Abdullah
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    BMC Geriatr 8:25. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of depression in Chinese oldest-old
    Kee Lee Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:41-50. 2005
  6. doi request reprint An evaluation of the factor structure of the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Involvement and Capacity scales of the Minimum Data Set for Home Care for elderly Chinese Community dwellers in Hong Kong
    Doris Y P Leung
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Home Health Care Serv Q 30:147-59. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Trajectories of social engagement and depressive symptoms among long-term care facility residents in Hong Kong
    Vivian W Q Lou
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Age Ageing 42:215-22. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Reciprocal relationship between pain and depression in elderly Chinese primary care patients
    Kee Lee Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:945-52. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Care management service and falls prevention: a case-control study in a Chinese population
    Angela Y M Leung
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    J Aging Health 22:348-61. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint A prevalence study of suicide ideation among older adults in Hong Kong SAR
    Paul S F Yip
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1056-62. 2003

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of the Minimum Data Set--Home Care: a cluster randomized controlled trial among the Chinese older adults
    I Chi
    Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Aging Ment Health 10:33-9. 2006
    ..Our results indicated that the function of the MDS-HC in case finding or screening is limited in the Hong Kong primary medical care setting...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of depression and its correlates in Hong Kong's Chinese older adults
    Iris Chi
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, The Univ of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:409-16. 2005
    ..The authors assessed the prevalence of depression among older adults and identified factors associated with it...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term care policy for elders in Hong Kong
    I Chi
    Centre on Aging, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Aging Soc Policy 13:137-53. 2001
    ..The political and administrative changes are seen to present opportunities for containing residential care and forging a care system founded on community services...
  4. pmc Effectiveness of a mobile smoking cessation service in reaching elderly smokers and predictors of quitting
    Abu Saleh M Abdullah
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    BMC Geriatr 8:25. 2008
    ..We evaluated a pilot mobile smoking cessation service for the Chinese elderly in Hong Kong and identified predictors of quitting...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of depression in Chinese oldest-old
    Kee Lee Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:41-50. 2005
    ..In this paper, we examined the prevalence rate and the correlates of depression for the oldest-old...
  6. doi request reprint An evaluation of the factor structure of the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Involvement and Capacity scales of the Minimum Data Set for Home Care for elderly Chinese Community dwellers in Hong Kong
    Doris Y P Leung
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Home Health Care Serv Q 30:147-59. 2011
    ..Evidence indicated that both scales had good internal consistency (.88) and were reliable and valid in assessing IADL among elderly Chinese community dwellers...
  7. doi request reprint Trajectories of social engagement and depressive symptoms among long-term care facility residents in Hong Kong
    Vivian W Q Lou
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Age Ageing 42:215-22. 2013
    ..although social engagement and depressive symptoms are important concerns for long-term care facility residents, the dynamic relationship between them has not been adequately studied...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reciprocal relationship between pain and depression in elderly Chinese primary care patients
    Kee Lee Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:945-52. 2005
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Care management service and falls prevention: a case-control study in a Chinese population
    Angela Y M Leung
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    J Aging Health 22:348-61. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the effect of a care management service (CMS) on falls in older adults...
  10. ncbi request reprint A prevalence study of suicide ideation among older adults in Hong Kong SAR
    Paul S F Yip
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1056-62. 2003
    ..The objective of this paper is to ascertain estimates of the prevalence, and associated risk factors for, suicidal ideation among community-dwelling older adults in Hong Kong...
  11. doi request reprint Nursing homes in China
    Leung Wing Chu
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:237-43. 2008
    ..The current policy is to encourage private and foreign investors to participate in the nursing home business in China...
  12. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of vision and hearing impairment on depression in elderly Chinese
    Kee Lee Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:825-32. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare impacts of self-reported hearing and vision loss as well as the effect of double sensory impairment on depression...
  13. ncbi request reprint A proposal for a voucher system for long-term care in Hong Kong
    Kee Lee Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Ageing, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    J Aging Soc Policy 17:85-106. 2005
    ..Finally, we propose solutions to alleviate the possible negative consequences of the voucher system and describe the essential preconditions for the full implementation of the system...
  14. ncbi request reprint Childlessness and psychological well-being in Chinese older adults
    Kee Lee Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:449-57. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of depression among elderly Chinese with diabetes
    Kee Lee Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:570-5. 2005
    ..To examine the association between diabetes and depression among older Chinese and to determine the extent to which depression is mediated by physical disability and diabetes-related comorbid conditions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Functional disability related to diabetes mellitus in older Hong Kong Chinese adults
    Kee Lee Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Ageing, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Gerontology 51:334-9. 2005
    ..To investigate the associations between diabetes and disability in three domains and to determine whether the associations are mediated by diabetes-related complications...
  17. doi request reprint Psychological distress among Chinese adult-child caregivers: the effects of behavioral and cognitive components of care
    Vivian W Q Lou
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Home Health Care Serv Q 30:133-46. 2011
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Preventing economic hardship among Chinese elderly in Hong Kong
    Kee Lee Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Ageing, University of Hong Kong
    J Aging Soc Policy 16:79-97. 2004
    ..We describe the current situations of these groups, prevailing social policy, future trends, and recommend policies for tackling problem areas...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of depression on use of emergency department services in Hong Kong Chinese older adults with diabetes
    Kee Lee Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:900-2. 2005
  20. doi request reprint Psychosocial risk factors associated with falls among Chinese community-dwelling older adults in Hong Kong
    Angela Leung
    Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Health Soc Care Community 18:272-81. 2010
    ..On the other hand, Chinese older adults who live alone often receive support from relatives or friends. Social support seems to be crucial to prevent them from falls and this measure is recommended to be continued in the community...
  21. doi request reprint Applying Resource Utilization Groups (RUG-III) in Hong Kong nursing homes
    Kee Lee Chou
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong
    Can J Aging 27:233-9. 2008
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Reciprocal relationship between fear of falling and depression in elderly Chinese primary care patients
    Kee Lee Chou
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration and Sau Po Centre on Ageing, University of Hong Kong, China
    Aging Ment Health 12:587-94. 2008
    ..The objective of the current study is to investigate the link between depression and fear of falling in Hong Kong Chinese older adults in primary are settings...
  23. ncbi request reprint Searching health information via the web: Hong Kong chinese older adults' experience
    Angela Leung
    Department of Nursing Studies, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China
    Public Health Nurs 24:169-75. 2007
    ..OBJECTIVE AND SAMPLE: This paper reports on the learning experience of 88 Chinese older adults who attended a health Web-navigating workshop...
  24. doi request reprint Development and validation of Chinese Health Literacy Scale for Diabetes
    Angela Y M Leung
    School of Nursing, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Nurs 22:2090-9. 2013
    ..To develop and to test the psychometric properties of the Chinese Health Literacy Scale for Diabetes...
  25. doi request reprint Grandparent-grandchild family capital and self-rated health of older rural Chinese adults: the role of the grandparent-parent relationship
    Vivian W Q Lou
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:599-608. 2013
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of falls on the balance, gait, and activities of daily living functioning in community-dwelling Chinese older adults
    Leung Wing Chu
    FRCP, University Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:399-404. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study was to investigate the impact of incident falls on the balance, gait, and Activities of Daily Living functioning in community-dwelling older adults...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of Tai Chi on depressive symptoms amongst Chinese older patients with depressive disorders: a randomized clinical trial
    Kee Lee Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:1105-7. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Chronic illness and depressive symptoms among Chinese older adults: a longitudinal study
    Kee Lee Chou
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 54:159-71. 2002
    ..Service and policy implications of the findings are discussed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an elderly smoking cessation counseling training program for social workers: a longitudinal study
    Gabriel M Leung
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Rd, Hong Kong, China
    Chest 131:1157-65. 2007
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of a 9-h smoking cessation counseling training program for social workers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Translation and validation of the standard Chinese version of PDQ-39: a quality-of-life measure for patients with Parkinson's disease
    Kin Lun Tsang
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Mov Disord 17:1036-40. 2002
    ..54-0.90) and was comparable to versions in other languages. Further analysis showed good construct validity and test-retest reliability. Implications and limitations of the study are discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of restraints in long-term residential care facilities in Hong Kong SAR, China: predisposing factors and comparison with other countries
    Jean Woo
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:M921. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Training nurses and social workers in smoking cessation counseling: a population needs assessment in Hong Kong
    Janice M Johnston
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong, China
    Prev Med 40:389-406. 2005
    ..We carried out a population-based training needs assessment of the latter two groups in Hong Kong...
  33. ncbi request reprint Attempted suicide in elderly Chinese persons: a multi-group, controlled study
    Joshua Tsoh
    Dept of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese Univ of Hong Kong, N T, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:562-71. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Successful aging among the young-old, old-old, and oldest-old Chinese
    Kee Lee Chou
    The University of Hong Kong
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 54:1-14. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Later life learning experience among Chinese elderly in Hong Kong
    Angela Leung
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Medicine, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 26:1-15. 2005
    ..These findings also serve as a comparison for other countries trying to provide continuing education opportunities for its older citizens...
  36. doi request reprint Widowhood and self-rated health among Chinese elders: the effect of economic condition
    Pamela C Krochalk
    Division of Health Sciences, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, California, USA
    Australas J Ageing 27:26-32. 2008
    ..To examine the mediating effect of economic condition (income, work status, self-rated financial situation and financial support) on widowhood and self-rated health in elderly Chinese...
  37. doi request reprint Determinants of work among older adults in urban China
    Davina C Ling
    International Center for Economics of Pharmaceuticals, Aging and Health, Department of Economics, California State University, Fullerton, California, USA
    Australas J Ageing 27:126-33. 2008
    ..We examined the role of personal, family and institutional factors on the work status of older adults in urban China...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health and life satisfaction of ethnic minority older adults in mainland China: effects of financial strain
    Yawen Li
    University of Southern California, School of Social Work, Los Angeles 90007, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 64:361-79. 2007
    ..The impact of underdeveloped socio-economic levels and unfavorable living environments on health and life satisfaction is stronger among minority groups and warrants further attention...
  39. ncbi request reprint Falls and subsequent health service utilization in community-dwelling Chinese older adults
    Leung Wing Chu
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, 102 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 46:125-35. 2008
    ..A population-based falls prevention program is recommended to reduce falls, fall-related health care service utilizations and health care expenditure...